DAY TRIPS for 2019
APRIL, MAY & JULY - BOOKING 1st FEBRUARY
The April trip to Port Sunlight and the July trip to The Anderton Boat Lift are both sold out.
A waiting list is being taken
There are still a few places on the May trip to Plas Newydd.
SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER - BOOKING FROM 1st JULY
Thursday 4th April - Lady Lever Art Gallery & Port Sunlight.
On arrival at the Lady Lever Gallery we will have coffee/tea & biscuits and then have free time to wander around the gallery. In the afternoon we get back on the coach for a trip around the Port Sunlight Village with a Guide to tell us about the history of the village and the architecture.
We will also have the time to look around the newly restored village cottage plus the museum telling the story of William Lever and how he made his soap company a worldwide name.
Coach at Bulkeley Road, Poynton at 9.15am - Depart Port Sunlight 4.00pm
£18.00 per person
Wednesday 15th May - National Trust Plas Newydd
We will call at the Springfield Hotel, Holywell for morning coffee tea and scones. Then go on to spend the rest of the day at Plas Newydd House and Gardens which is situated situated on the banks of the Menai Strait, Anglesey. From here there are stunning views of Snowdonia.
Also there is the military museum which has the famous landscape painting by Rex Whistler.
Coach at Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.15am - Depart Plas Newydd 4.00pm
£16.00 per person - Additional charge of £11 for non NT members
Thursday 11th July - Anderton Boat Lift & Lion Salt Works, Northwich
We begin with a boat trip on the River Weaver with commentary by the Boat Master followed by the ascent in the magnificent Anderton Boat Lift, leaving plenty of time to look around the visitor centre and cafe.
We will then go on to the Lion Salt Works, a restored historic open-pan salt mine with an award winning visitor centre, it also has a garden with a cafe which is situated at the side of the canal.
Coach at Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.15 am - Depart Lion Salt Works 4.00pm
£20.00 per person
Tuesday 24th September - Ashbourne & The National Brewery Centre
We will call at Ashbourne where you will be able to get morning coffee and spend time looking round this charming market town.
We will then travel on to the National Brewery Centre at Burton on Trent. We will have a guided tour of the historic museum featuring the dray horses and culminating in a beer tasting when you will be able to sample some of the ales brewed on site. There is a restaurant on site.
Coach arrives Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.15am - Depart Brewery Centre 4.00pm
£18.00 per person
Wednesday 16th October - Batley Mill & Royal Armouries, Leeds
We call at Batley Mill the UK's largest retail mill, which has shops, cafes and a garden centre. We will then go to The Royal Armouries in Leeds.
There are 5 floors of displays of fascinating objects, Henry V111s Royal armour, horse shows in the jousting yard and combat demonstrations. There is a lift and cafe.
Coach at Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.15am - Depart Leeds 4.00pm
£15.00 per person
Thursday 21st November - Bakewell & Chatsworth Xmas Market & House
We will visit the beautiful market town of Bakewell where you will have time to look around the shops and get morning coffee. We then travel on to the magnificent Chatsworth House. We will have a timed entry to see the house decorated for Christmas and you will also be able to look around the Christmas Market.
Coach at Bulkeley Road, Poynton 9.15am - Depart Chatsworth 4.00pm
£27.00 per person
PLEASE NOTE THAT PAYMENT IS REQUIIRED ON BOOKING.
Additional charges for Non NT members will be collected on the day of the trip.
In the event of cancellation, if your place can be resold or if the cancellation is made 3 weeks before the trip date monies will be held for you against a future booking.
It is your responsibility to be on the coach, ready for departure at the stated times.
For visits to National Trust properties please remember your current NT membership card.
Payment can be made at General Meetings or directly to Iris. Find out how using the contact details below.
Please make cheques out to Poynton U3A Social - Please provide your phone number.
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